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Add ability to set parameters for Kerberos Integrated Authentication to Connect to SQL Server

Currently B2BAC uses SQL Server Authentication to connect to SQL Server

It is Microsoft best practice to:

  • Require Windows Authentication for connections to SQL Server.

  • Use Kerberos authentication.

There is nowhere to set the driver properties integratedSecurity or authenticationScheme in the configuraton file:


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  • Oct 12 2018
  • Needs review
How will this idea be used?

This idea will be used to better secure and maintain access to Sensitive Personal Information for all tax payers, superannuation contributors and payroll employees in Australia.

What is your industry? Government
What is the idea priority? Urgent
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    Guest commented
    October 15, 2018 05:57

    This is a great idea. Security needs to go to the core of all IBM applications.